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American Airlines back on Orbitz

usatoday.com — Three days after American Airlines pulled its flight listings from Orbitz, the online travel agency announced Friday that it had reached an agreement to again list the carrier's fares.

5 things you need to know Friday

usatoday.com — NATO says satellite images, taken by the independent firm Digital Globe, show Russian combat forces, armed with heavy weapons, engaged in military operations inside Ukrainian territory.(Photo: DigitalGlobe via SHAPE) Amid mounting accusations that Russian forces have invaded Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin called for the release of Ukrainian soldiers who have become surrounded by pro-Russian separatists.
Aug 29, 2014

RT @USATODAY: After 30 years, "Ghostbusters" get the call for theatrical re-release: usat.ly/1tRvPtb (Columbia Pictures) pic.twitter.com/gpa2d4O3LO

Aug 29, 2014

RT @USATODAY: After 30 years, "Ghostbusters" get the call for theatrical re-release: usat.ly/1tRvPtb (Columbia Pictures) pic.twitter.com/gpa2d4O3LO

Aug 29, 2014

RT @USATODAY: After 30 years, "Ghostbusters" get the call for theatrical re-release: usat.ly/1tRvPtb (Columbia Pictures) pic.twitter.com/gpa2d4O3LO

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A guide to which NBA players are playing in the FIBA World Cup

ftw.usatoday.com — NBA, meet world. The FIBA World Cup is chock-full of NBA talent this year, with 50 players and free agents representing 18 different countries at the tournament. The United States leads the pack with 12 NBA representatives, and only six nations feature no NBA'ers at all.

Ft. Hood shooter asks to be 'citizen' of Islamic State

usatoday.com — The man convicted in the shooting rampage at Fort Hood in 2009 that left 13 dead is asking to become a "citizen" of the Islamic State in a letter to the militant group's leader. Nidal Hasan, 43, the army psychiatrist sentenced to death last year by a military jury, addressed his letter to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who heads the Islamic State, Fox News reported.
Aug 29, 2014

RT @USATODAY: Nidal Hasan, convicted of killing 13 at Fort Hood, wants to be an Islamic State "citizen" usat.ly/1pppTIs (AP) pic.twitter.com/OLjIY33mP4

Aug 29, 2014

Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan asks to be 'citizen' of Islamic State in letter. usat.ly/1pppTIs (Photo: AP) pic.twitter.com/kK2CM2xQku

Aug 29, 2014

Pennsylvania, under GOP governor, gets approval to expand Medicaid under Obamacare using so-called private option usat.ly/1B0Kvte

Aug 29, 2014

RT @jimdao: #forthood mass shooter Nidal Hasan wants to become a citizen of ISIS's Islamic State. usat.ly/1B0Kvte

Aug 29, 2014

RT @jimdao: #forthood mass shooter Nidal Hasan wants to become a citizen of ISIS's Islamic State. usat.ly/1B0Kvte

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